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39 Essex Chambers

Chambers of Neil Block QC and Alison Foster QC

81 CHANCERY LANE, LONDON, WC2A 1DD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7832 1111
Fax:
Fax 020 7353 3978
DX:
298 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.39essex.com
Kuala Lumpur, London, Manchester, Singapore

Charles Cory-wright QC

Tel:
Work 020 7832 1111
Email:
39 Essex Chambers (Chambers of Neil Block QC and Alison Foster QC)

Position

Charlie specialises in private law work including personal injury (in particular catastrophic spinal injuries and brain damage), clinical negligence, product liability, professional negligence and construction; public law work, in particular as a vetted special advocate in terrorist-related proceedings in the High Court, the Special Immigration Appeal Commission, the Security Vetting Appeal Panel, and Employment Tribunals. Charles is chair of the Personal Injuries Bar Association. He is also Quantum editor of Kemp & Kemp.

Career

Called 1984.

Education

Oxford University (BA); City University (Dip LP).


London Bar

Clinical negligence

Within: Clinical negligence – Leading silks

Charles Cory-Wright QC - 39 Essex ChambersCharlie is the epitome of calm and measured.

Within: Clinical negligence

39 Essex Chambers is ‘a fantastic set’ that offers ‘wide range of excellent leading junior counsel skilled in healthcare litigation’ and ‘very knowledgeable silks’, such as Neil Block QC and Charles Cory-Wright QC. The set deals with full range of claims: minor injuries, catastrophic injury and death, and group litigation; Block and Judith Ayling represented disgraced surgeon Ian Paterson against claims brought by numerous ex-patients and which concerned the liability of the NHS for surgeons providing treatment in the private sector.

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Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud

Within: Personal injury – Leading silks

Charles Cory-Wright QC - 39 Essex ChambersA wonderful courtroom performer with an impressive ability to absorb the complexities and cut through the main issues.

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